Lamb's Biographical Dictionary of the United States, Volumen 1

John Howard Brown
James H. Lamb Company, 1900

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Página 173 - Baldwin, Henry. A General View of the Origin and Nature of the Constitution and Government of the United States, Deduced from the Political History and Condition of the Colonies and States, from 1774 until 1788.
Página 160 - He continued to work at his trade of puddling and his activity in the union until the breaking out of the Civil War, when he enlisted in Company B, 13th Pennsylvania Volunteers. At the close of the three months' service he re-enlisted in Company B, 102nd Pennsylvania Regiment, and was commissioned First Lieutenant.
Página 408 - He was graduated from the medical department of the University of Pennsylvania in 1828, with the degree of MD, and afterwards became assistant to Professor Bache in the Philadelphia college of pharmacy.
Página 223 - You, sir, (addressing the president of the senate,) will understand me at once to refer to the negotiation between the government of Great Britain and that of the United States, which had for its object the termination of the late war between the two countries.
Página 197 - Magnetic Polarity," " Reclamation of Unios," and "Memoir on Batrachian Animals and Doubtful Reptiles." He also rendered service in preparing the original edition of "Webster's Dictionary." He died at Troy, NY, Oct. 27, 1828. BARNES, David Leonard, civil engineer, was born near Providence, RI, Aug. 23, 1858. He was graduated from Brown university in 1879, and studied engineering at the Massachusetts institute of technology. From 1882 to 1887 he was chief draughtsman and mechanical engineer at the...
Página 461 - Society representing the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, and the American Institute of Mining...
Página 35 - Adams arose and said, he was no bigot, and could hear a prayer from a gentleman of piety and virtue, who was at the same time a friend to his country. He was a stranger in Philadelphia, but had heard that Mr. Duche (Dushay they pronounce it) deserved that character, and therefore he moved that Mr. Duche, an Episcopal clergyman, might be desired to read prayers to the Congress to-morrow morning.
Página 349 - Booth appeared as his substitute in the character of Sir Giles Overreach in a
Página 25 - The second day of July, 1776, will be the most memorable epoch in the history of America. I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated by succeeding generations as the great anniversary festival. It ought to be commemorated, as the day of deliverance, by solemn acts of devotion to God Almighty. It ought to be solemnized with pomp and parade, with shows, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires, and illuminations, from one end of this continent to the other, from this time forward, forevermore.
Página 5 - Trenton academy and graduated from the medical department of the University of Pennsylvania in 1865, but never entered into the practice of the profession.

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